VAMMR Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory


Patient Record

Nickname: Hovercraft

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2060

Admitted on: 2020/08/01

Collection Site: Hudson Island

Reason for Admission: Emaciated; Dehydrated;

Weight at Admission: 8.47 kg

Patient Status: released

Time in Care: 78 days (2 months, 2 weeks, 3 days)

Transfer History

Received from: IWNCC

Original Admission: 2020/07/31

Weight at Admission: 7.3 kg

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air


Release Date: 2020/10/18

Release Site: Brunswick Beach

Patient Updates

Shadow was released after 78 days in our care.

You can see the list of all animals released at this release in the release record.

Shadow is still in fish school but progressing and will be in a pool soon.

Shadow is weaning and although he needs help eating his fish, he would much prefer to do it himself!

Shadow is still being fed formula but is progressing well and will move into fish school once he gets a little older.

Guestbook for Shadow

  1. So happy you made it to fish school Shadow! You’re adorable and loved! Stay healthy, we’re rooting for you! xoxo

If you would like to share a story about Shadow or leave any comments or well wishes, this is the place to do it.

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